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Is Your Business Covered This Festival Season?

Posted by Pamela Bustard on June 25, 2015

Getting a trade stand at a festival can be both exciting and daunting. A lot of your hard-earned time, effort and money are invested into organising this opportunity, which is why it is so crucial to get it right and consider key elements before you...

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The Dos and Don’ts of Social Media for SMEs [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Katie Thompson on March 6, 2015

Social media is a great place for people to find out about you and your business, which is why it offers great opportunities for small and medium businesses to interact with and market to their customers and stay ahead of the curve when it comes...

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5 Tips For Retailers Preparing For Christmas

Posted by Jess O'Neill on December 3, 2015

With Christmas day fast approaching, many retailers are looking to take advantage of the festive period and stock up for the extra trade and you should too. Here is our guide to a profitable Christmas period:   Staffing You might want to think about employing...

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5 Things You Need To Know When Hiring An Apprentice

Posted by Jess O'Neill on November 16, 2015

Apprenticeship schemes are often  overlooked by small businesses but they can be a huge asset to an organisation of any size. According to CIPD, every employer that takes on an apprentice (96%) reports a benefit to their business: 72% of businesses report improved productivity as...

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Fireworks In Shops: A Guide For Retailers

Posted by Jess O'Neill on November 4, 2015

With bonfire night, Christmas and New Years Eve just around the corner, celebration season is upon us – with that inevitably comes fireworks. The storage and retail sale of fireworks are no longer restricted to the traditional Bonfire Night period in November, fireworks are also...

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Banks Have Been Axing or Reducing Small Business Overdrafts

Posted by Jess O'Neill on October 30, 2015

A concerning percentage of small and medium-sized businesses in the UK are being affected by their bank overdrafts being unexpectedly reduced or axed. According to a report published by Funding Options, around 17% of British SMEs have had their overdraft privileges taken away completely while...

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